Category Archives: Network Administration

If you’ve ever been awarded the prize “King of the Computer Network” at your office, then you probably understand why the monarchs of old feared for their heads so much. Never fear though, our blogs will help you run an efficient, fast network that keeps the serfs at bay.

Create & Populate a VHD with Data from a Host Folder

Well, hey there! It’s been a while since my last post. I was promoted a few months ago to Infrastructure and lately find myself dealing with less SharePoint and more Virtualization. (Hooray for me!) So, I thought we would go all Tarantino … Continue reading

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Why You Need SolarWinds Log and Event Manager

Security and Auditing Operations Management for HIPAA, PCI, SOX and More Many of our managed hosting customers have compliance needs and security requirements that go beyond the standard network and hardware monitoring, intrusion detection and prevention systems, managed firewalls and password … Continue reading

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Upgrading Software: The factors to consider

How to Plan for Your Next Software Upgrade There comes a time for every company to bite the bullet and investigate upgrading their systems. Regardless of whether you’re talking about hardware or software, upgrading is never so much an “if” … Continue reading

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Understanding IIS Bindings Rules and Practices

A Helpful Intro to IIS Bindings Let’s make sure our servers are directing web traffic properly with some basic IIS Bindings rules and practices. While IIS is a powerful tool for hosting sites on Microsoft Servers, we will only be going … Continue reading

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Secure Your Business with Strict Password Regulations

Your Safety Starts With Your Password! “12345”… This, as you may have surmised, is the common password of an uninformed person, ignorant to the dangers of the world might have on their luggage or much more seriously, their company web site or email … Continue reading

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How to Identify and Implement Processes at Your Job

Once you identify the need for solid processes, it’s easy to implement them into your world  Well, we’ve all been there before. That moment when you ask, “How do we get this done?” and the answer becomes “I think we’re supposed to… (insert … Continue reading

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2014 State of Collaboration Security Study

As we finish up National Cyber Security Awareness month, lets focus on the state of collaboration security as it pertains to organizations and their data. Recently, our partner, CipherPoint, published their second annual industry report on the State of Collaboration … Continue reading

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Choosing Between a Static or Dynamic Website

For some, the thought of creating or, more so, recreating their company’s website is scarier than having five missed calls from their mother-in-law. And who could blame them? These days, technology changes faster than FOX programming and the devices we’re … Continue reading

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